1. Taylor Swift tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid musicians 2016

Taylor Swift tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid musicians 2016

Pop star Taylor Swift has been named the biggest moneymaker in music industry this year having earned a whopping $170 million.

By: | Los Angeles | Published: December 1, 2016 1:42 PM
Pop star Taylor Swift has been named the biggest moneymaker in music industry this year having earned a whopping 0 million. According to Forbes, the country/pop singer's earnings come from music, tour and numerous lucrative deals including with Apple. (Reuters) Pop star Taylor Swift has been named the biggest moneymaker in music industry this year having earned a whopping 0 million. According to Forbes, the country/pop singer’s earnings come from music, tour and numerous lucrative deals including with Apple. (Reuters)

Pop star Taylor Swift has been named the biggest moneymaker in music industry this year having earned a whopping $170 million. According to Forbes, the country/pop singer’s earnings come from music, tour and numerous lucrative deals including with Apple.

One Direction boys follow at the runner-up place with an estimated $110 million and Adele rounded up the top 3 with $80.5 million in her pocket.

Madonna has been ranked fourth with $76.5 million and Rihanna is at No 5 with $75 million.

AC/DC landed in the seventh spot with $67.5 million, The Rolling Stones occupied the eighth position with $66.5 million, P Diddy rounded up the top 10 with $62 million, while Bruce Springsteen trailed closely behind at No 11 with $60.5 million.

Justin Bieber settled at No 13 with USD 56 million.

Further down the list were powerhouse couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z. They have been ranked No 17 and 18 with $54 million and $53.5 million respectively.

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